Digital Nervous System


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Digital Nervous System

A catchy term from Microsoft for the fully integrated, super-advanced, electronic office of the future. Coined just before the turn of the century, it referred to a network and set of enterprise applications that support multimedia for every user. It implied complete integration between intranets and the Internet via landline and wireless communications.
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In a book entitled Business @ The Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System, Bill Gates calls for organisation management structures relying on a "digital nervous system." He comments: I'm not talking about something metaphysical or about some weird cyborg episode out of Star Trek.
They need a digital nervous system that seamlessly, and securely, connects to customers, suppliers and employees around the globe.
For example, in his book entitled Business @ the Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System, Bill Gates says the most meaningful way to differentiate one's organization from the competition is to do an outstanding job with information.
In his book Business @ the Speed of Thought, Bill Gates, chairman and CEO of Microsoft, suggests that information systems should be designed as a "digital nervous system" that unites information from many systems and processes them into a common infrastructure.
Given the circumstances of the market and the industry, when it comes to positioning availability technologies for today's "digital nervous system," an ounce of assured-availability prevention is worth a pound of cure.
TITLE: Business @ the Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System
SGI envisions the "future" FutureFlight Central as being the center of a digital nervous system connecting aircraft simulators with real-time airport operational data -- all viewed with holographically projected photorealistic imagery.
Gates even goes into the way he envisages it changing in the near future and looks at how utilising a Digital Nervous System can help your company to create a paperless office and potentially save your company money and time.
At the core of every e-business is a Digital Nervous System -- a seamless integrated set of software, hardware and networks that delivers the following:
Business @ the Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System *** by Bill Gates & Collins Hemingway #240 2.
In Business @ the Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System (Warner Books) Bill Gates, the magnate of Microsoft, reaffirms his conviction that electronic commerce will have a leading role in business.
Sequent sees the ASP opportunity as a Windows NT play and says it will leverage Microsoft's Digital Nervous System for e-commerce.
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